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Premier League

Alcaraz 'hurting' over spitting ban

Club captain Antolin Alcaraz has issued an apology for the spitting incident that has landed him a three-match ban.

The Paraguay international was caught on camera spitting at Wolves' Richard Stearman during last weekend's 3-1 defeat at Molineux. "I would like to apologise for my actions to anyone connected to our club," said Alcaraz. "I am hurting now because I cannot help my team-mates in the next three games."